Research Outline

California Specialty Crop Software


Identify software specifically designed for the all phases of the specialty-crop lifestyle in California, from seed purchasing to end buyer ordering and delivery. Additionally, provide five examples of support function software, such as farm equipment / supplies purchasing, farm workforce management, finance, accounting, sales CRM, etc. For each software, provide just the same of the software and a link to their website. A single software program may address multiple lifestyle stages.

Early Findings

Top Specialty Crops in California

The top five specialty crops in California, according to 2018 statistics (the latest year available), are:
  • Grapes — $6.25 billion
  • Almonds — $5.47 billion
  • Pistachios — $2.62 billion
  • Strawberries — $2.34 billion
  • Lettuce — $1.81 billion

Software Products

  • All information found in the initial research, which focused on grape and vineyard management software, has been provided in the project spreadsheet.
  • For grape/vineyard management, packing refers specifically to blending and storage refers to aging/barreling.